Krabbe’s Disease

It is feasible that the primary title of the record Leukodystrophy, Krabbe’s is not the name you got. Kindly inspect the basic synonyms specifying to discover the alternative name(s) as well as condition community(s) covered by this record.


  • Galactocerebrosidase (GALC) Deficiency
  • Galactocerebroside Beta-Galactosidase Deficiency
  • Galactosylceramide Lipidosis
  • Galactosylceramidase Deficiency
  • Krabbe’s Disease
  • Leukodystrophy, Globoid Cell
  • Sphingolipidosis, Krabbe’s Type
  • Oval Cell Leukoencephalopathy

Condition Subdivisions

  • None

General Discussion
Krabbe’s Leukodystrophy is an uncommon acquired lipid storage space problem triggered by a shortage of the enzyme galactocerebrosidase (GALC), which is needed for the break down (metabolic process) of the sphingolipids galactosylceremide as well as psychosine. This metabolic condition is defined by dynamic neurological disorder such as psychological retardation, paralysis, loss of sight, hearing problems as well as paralysis of specific face muscle tissues (pseudobulbar palsy).

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